The sappers of the International Mine Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces are currently testing devices for searching for explosive objects based on new principles of operation, TASS reports with reference to the Head of the centre Vladimir Sidorenko.
“Together with the Central Research and Testing Institute of Engineering Troops and Industrial Enterprises, the latest engineering weapons are being actively tested in military conditions and the development of devices for searching for explosives based on new principles of operation is being carried out,” Sidorenko said.
According to the Head, robotic systems of various classes and purposes are being intensively mastered, for example, the Scarab and Sphere inspection systems, as well as the multifunctional mine clearance engineering complex. In addition, the troops continue to receive Uran-kind robotic demining systems. In particular, the delivery of 20 Uran-6 robots and 17 Uran-14 fire robots is expected this year.